Public group: UNEP - Environment for Development

Working towards a green economy after Rio+20

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This event has now taken place. Please see related documents in the righthand column.

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>> Interview with Steven Stone, Chief of the Economics and Trade Branch at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), about the ways forward towards a green economy after Rio+20

 

>> Interview with Peter Poschen, Director of the Job Creation and Enterprise Development Department at the International Labour Organization (ILO), about the impact of the transition to a green economy on the labour market

 

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At this event we will discuss Green Jobs in the context of Rio+20 outcomes on the Green Economy, and how a greener economy can make a major contribution to poverty reduction and social inclusion. 

Our recent report will be a key contributor to the discussions: Working towards sustainable development – Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy.

Hosted by MEP Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Vice-Chair of the Environment Committee (ALDE), & MEP Elisabeth Schroedter, Vice Chair of the Employment Committee (EFA/Greens). Other speakers  

  • Steven Stone, Chief of UNEP's Economics and Trade Branch Division  
  • Peter Poschen, ILO Director of Job Creation and Enterprise Development Department    
  • Cristiana Pasca Palmer, Head of Unit Climate Change, Environment, Natural Resources, Water, DG DevCo *tbc  
  • Santiago Loranca-Garcia, Head of Unit Employment Strategies, DG Employment 

The interventions by the speakers will be followed by a Q&A session.

2 October  |  13:30 to 15:00
European Parliament  |  room P4B 001

Badge collection from entrance ASP Place Luxembourg 12:45-13:15

If you experience problems with the registration form please contact Floris Tack at g1bru@ilo.org and kindly state your name, organization, position, date of birth, nationality and passport/ID number


 

 

 


This event is of the type Group event.
This event is organised by: UNEP, ILO, MEP Vice Chair Environment Gerbrandy, MEP Vice Chair Employment Schroedter

Additional tags: Green Economy